Boys to Lead Grant on Insurance as a Tool for Food Safety & Risk Management
A new initiative lead by ARE faculty will explore the use of insurance as a tool for food safety risk management.
Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019
The Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is growing, with some of the Southeast’s leading management experts joining the NC State and East Carolina University team that launched the program last year.
Brown and Gould: Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest evolution.
Economic Perspective: Income Challenges on the Farm
Farming is really now an international business, and so as a consequence we see big swings in farm income.
Beghin and Goodwin on Farm Bill Panel in DC
ARE's Barry Goodwin and John Beghin participated in a panel discussing the 2018 Farm Bill at the American Enterprise Institute on May 3rd.
Faculty Promoted in ARE
Congratulations are in order for Harrison Fell and Julianne Treme. Fell was awarded tenure and Treme was promoted to Teaching Associate Professor.
Faculty Focus: Teaching Kids that Space Rocks (and Has a Lot of Rocks)
Dr. Melissa Hendrickson of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics delivers a NASA program to young people that gives them the rare chance to touch a piece of outer space.
Looking Ahead to Farm School
Designed for aspiring farmers, the North Carolina Farm School attracts people from all walks of life, including experienced farmers like Miriam Lewis who want to learn about the business side of agriculture.
October Report on Economic Indicators
ARE’s Michael Walden has published the October 2017 North Caroline Index of Economic Factors. The Index was down slightly in September from its level in August. The main driver was an almost 15% drop in building permits, likely reflecting some […]
ARE Economist Wally Thurman Develops a New Tax Calculator which Puts a Price Tag on Land Conservation
ARE Economist and CEnREP affiliate Wally Thurman develops a tax calculator which puts a price tag on land Conservation. It takes a more sophisticated economic study to determine how state tax incentives, overlaid on top of the federal tax code, […]